Coney Island Film Festival

Sunday, October 4, 2009 - 3pm
Coney Island Museum , 1208 Surf Ave. 2nd Floor

Tickets are available at the box office, 1208 Surf Ave. $6 (cash only). All tickets sales are non-refundable.


Here's Herbie

Mary Wickliffe, Los Angeles CA, USA. Narrative Short, 11:07

When Herbie bursts onto a NY subway, a routine trip becomes a magical journey for teenage Mike trapped in the troubled web of his mother's mental illness.

8 Days Later

Jun Naito, Brooklyn NY, USA. Comedy Short, 10:55

Brooklyn Premiere!

Two roommates, straight-laced Yoshi and couch potato Carl, take a non-traditional approach to facing a zombie outbreak in the (dis)comfort of their small Brooklyn apartment.

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Real Gone

Johnny Von Golden, Brooklyn NY, USA. Experimental, 5:36

World Premiere!

Real Gone is the story of a burlesque dancer and a man who has an imaginary relationship with her. That man is Nathanial, a mime and street performer, who runs into a women in his building and turns her into famous burlesque dancer 'Gigi La Femme' in his mind. Wait until you see the dance she performs for Nathaniel and what it is he really is seeing!!!

Far From Home

Christian Amundson, Brooklyn NY, USA. Silent Film, 7:00

Brooklyn Premiere!

About a country boy learning the ways of the big city.

Mermaids of New York: Bambi the Mermaid

Ilise S. Carter, Mica Scalin, New York NY, USA. Documentary Short, 10:00

The subject of this episode is Bambi the Mermaid, Bambi has been crowned Mermaid Queen of Coney Island, serving both as Miss Coney Island and Queen of the annual Mermaid Parade. Also a beloved fixture on the New York burlesque scene, Bambi is widely known for her colorful and unique performances that mix classic glamor with sideshow absurdity and rock ‘n’ roll daring.

The Dishwashers "Sweetcheeks"

Simona Prives, Brooklyn, NY, USA, Music Video, 1:34

New York Premiere!

Sweetcheeks is entirely hand drawn and animated. The drawings are a collaboration of three artists, one of whom is the bands bass player, and the contrast of these voices being a layered, textured quality to the animation. Experience an escape from the over-produced music and over-polished design of our times when you listen and watch the Dishwashers "Sweetcheeks".

Ed Hamell Rant & Roll

Kate Valentine, Brooklyn NY, USA. Documentary Feature, 45:00

Brooklyn Premiere!

A celebration of the day to day life of a journeyman musician through fast-moving, often-hilarious performances on stage, backstage, and behind the wheel driving from one venue to the next.

Watch the trailer

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